The Resource Oenpelli Drum ceremony : 1940 and 1954 versions, by Charles Pearcy Mountford

Oenpelli Drum ceremony : 1940 and 1954 versions, by Charles Pearcy Mountford

Label
Oenpelli Drum ceremony : 1940 and 1954 versions
Title
Oenpelli Drum ceremony
Title remainder
1940 and 1954 versions
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Pearcy Mountford
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drum ceremonial activities filmed in 1940 and again in 1954 at Oenpelli in West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
Member of
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1890-1976
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Mountford, Charles P.
Date of event
[1954]
Date time place
Filmed at
Information about documentation
  • Notes by Martin Thomas, see V02451-V02452; Martin Thomas catalogue template file; Curtis Levy descriptive notes
  • Not auditioned
Place of event
Oenpelli, N.T.,
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ucko, Peter J.
Label
Oenpelli Drum ceremony : 1940 and 1954 versions, by Charles Pearcy Mountford
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Copy held at FC00268_22
  • Charles Pearcy Mountford was an Australian anthropologist and photographer. Self-taught, he became famous for his pioneering work on Indigenous Australians and his depictions and descriptions of their art
  • Dr Peter Ucko, then Principal of the Institute collected Mountford's films in March 1974 from Charles Pearcy Mountford
Carrier category
  • film reel
  • film reel
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
  • 16 mm film, on 5 in. reel
  • 16 mm film, on 5 in. reel
Extent
  • 1 film reel (approximately 8 min., approximately 320 feet)
  • 1 film reel (approximately 6 min., approximately 200 feet)
Media category
  • projected
  • projected
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Note
  • No form; open to relevant Indigenous people; available to other clients at the discretion of the Director or delegate
  • Film material made before 1 January 1955 - copyright has expired (refer to the Copyright Council's 'Duration' fact sheet, page 4, section H)
  • (M26a); (M26b) extensions not to be added to collection numbers or call numbers
Other physical details
  • silent, black and white;
  • silent, black and white;
Reproduction note
Digital Betacam
Stock number
MOUNTFORD_C003 (FC00268_21)
Terms governing use
Clearance for copies, viewing and usage on a section by section basis through the relevant Land Council for the area, as this footage has origins in many communities
Label
Oenpelli Drum ceremony : 1940 and 1954 versions, by Charles Pearcy Mountford
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Copy held at FC00268_22
  • Charles Pearcy Mountford was an Australian anthropologist and photographer. Self-taught, he became famous for his pioneering work on Indigenous Australians and his depictions and descriptions of their art
  • Dr Peter Ucko, then Principal of the Institute collected Mountford's films in March 1974 from Charles Pearcy Mountford
Carrier category
  • film reel
  • film reel
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
  • 16 mm film, on 5 in. reel
  • 16 mm film, on 5 in. reel
Extent
  • 1 film reel (approximately 8 min., approximately 320 feet)
  • 1 film reel (approximately 6 min., approximately 200 feet)
Media category
  • projected
  • projected
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Note
  • No form; open to relevant Indigenous people; available to other clients at the discretion of the Director or delegate
  • Film material made before 1 January 1955 - copyright has expired (refer to the Copyright Council's 'Duration' fact sheet, page 4, section H)
  • (M26a); (M26b) extensions not to be added to collection numbers or call numbers
Other physical details
  • silent, black and white;
  • silent, black and white;
Reproduction note
Digital Betacam
Stock number
MOUNTFORD_C003 (FC00268_21)
Terms governing use
Clearance for copies, viewing and usage on a section by section basis through the relevant Land Council for the area, as this footage has origins in many communities

Library Locations

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